HRIS Project Manager-Contract Role

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-611206
    • Job Location: Glenview , IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 07, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

HRIS Project Manager- Contract Role

About the role: We are looking for a contract Project Manager with extensive HRIS (Human Resources Information System) knowledge to focus on various HR related projects including; working with HRIS and other software vendors to create, modify, and/or enhance automated processes, HRIS related initiatives, process improvement, reports, and other related assignments. This position is responsible for integrating business strategy with technology solutions involving HR functions, HR Systems, and/or HR data. This is a contract role for up to one year at our Glenview, IL office.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with HRIS and other software vendors to create, modify and/or enhance automated processes

  • Act as project manager for assigned HR technology or process projects, including managing research of HRIS systems, tasks, deliverables, and timelines.

  • Lead and advise human resource recruiters and business partners in assessing HR technology needs, developing and documenting business requirements and functional specifications, developing test conditions, conducting acceptance testing and implementing solutions.

  • Contribute to change management and training efforts.

  • Recommend plans for continued process improvements, system enhancements and new applications to support business strategies and operational needs.

  • Defines project scope based on client request, identified business need, and/or incomplete future-state vision

  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment


We at JourneyCare, a non-for-profit organization, are expanding horizons in palliative, supportive and end-of-life care serving nearly 3,000 patients and their families each day. We are experts in palliative and end-of-life care to young and old facing advanced illness. For more than 30 years, we have accompanied thousands of individuals and families on this journey, as a guide and partner in care.

Our team of Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains, and Certified Nursing Assistants along with more than 1,500 volunteers, continue to be a trusted resource for care and support in the communities we serve. JourneyCare serves thousands of patients and families across ten counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois and at our five inpatient hospice care centers located in Chicago, Barrington, Glenview, Woodstock and Arlington Heights.

Experience and Skills:

Job Requirements:

  • BA or BS required

  • Minimum 2 years of project management experience, managing projects for full life-cycle - from initiation to implementation and close

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in HRIS, systems analysis, software development, and/or software implementation is required.

  • Working knowledge of PMI project management principles, PMP certification, or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Must have strong customer service focus and excellent communication skills, including facilitation and presentations.

  • Experience leading business transformation projects and managing complex project plans and remote or 3rd party resources.

  • Solid critical thinking, problem solving, and mathematical skill set

  • Sound judgment and desire for innovation. Ability to think and express oneself clearly in areas that include mathematical analysis.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Strong preference for ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees, management, and executives

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude and providing reliable customer service.

  • Ability to work with limited to moderate guidance, and to complete assignments within parameters (instructions, prescribed routines, accepted practices)